Christopher Coyne is associate professor of economics and director of the graduate programs in economics at George Mason University. He is also the North American Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics. In 2008, Professor Coyne was named the Hayek Fellow at the London School of Economics, and in 2010 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy & Policy Center at Bowling Green State University. Professor Coyne is the author of After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy (2007, Stanford University Press), Media, Development and Institutional Change (co-authored with Peter Leeson, 2009, Edward Elgar Publishing), and the editor (with Rachel Mathers-Coyne) of The Handbook on the Political Economy of War (2011, Edward Elgar Publishing). His latest bookDoing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails was published in May 2013 .
Research interests: economic development, Austrian economics, foreign aid, interventionism.